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USFA: Oregon Smokejumper Succumbs to Injury

Smokejumper had fallen while traveling back from Southeast wildfire   The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Firefighter/Smokejumper Ray Rubio, 52, of the Redmond Smokejumpers – Redmond Air Center, Deschutes National Forest on December 19, 2016. ...

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Memorial Park Dedicated to Fallen Granite Mountain Hotshots

19 firefighters died in 2013 fighting a wildfire in Yarnell, Arizona   BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press YARNELL, Ariz. (AP) — A memorial park and a hiking trail were dedicated Tuesday to 19 elite Arizona wildland firefighters who died in 2013 ...

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New Guidelines Put More Emphasis on Firefighter Safety

A look at changes from the tragic 2006 Esperanza Fire BRIAN ROKOS, The Press Enterprise In the 10 years since the explosive Esperanza fire killed five U.S. Forest Service firefighters protecting an unoccupied home in the San Jacinto Mountains, wildland ...

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California Firefighter Killed Responding to Wildfire

Fire engine was headed to the Canyon Fire when it overturned   CHRISTOPHER WEBER, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A firefighter among those battling a central California wildfire died Wednesday and another firefighter was hurt when the water tanker ...

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Forest Service Hotshot Laid to Rest

Memorial service held for hotshot killed fighting Nevada wildfire MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Hotshot firefighting crews lined a lane in Missoula on Saturday to honor a U.S. Forest Service firefighter who was killed battling a wildfire in Great Basin National ...

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Russian Wildfire Tanker Crashes during Forest Fire

Crew of 10 were killed when their Il-76 went down in Irkutsk   MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Emergencies Ministry says one of its firefighting planes with a crew of 10 is missing in Siberia. The ministry said the Il-76 plane ...

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Two Firefighters Killed in Cyprus Wildfire

Second firefighter succumbs to injuries when truck slid into a gully MENELAOS HADJICOSTIS, Associated Press NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A huge forest fire raging out of control for a third day in the mountains southwest of the Cyprus’ capital of ...

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Firefighter Killed in Crash during Wildfire on Cyprus

Vehicle overturns killing one firefighter and injuring two others.   MENELAOS HADJICOSTIS, Associated Press NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A firefighter died Monday after being crushed when his truck overturned as he tackled a large forest fire that continues to rage ...

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